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Long Beach’s Casper Ware Scores 24 In Australia

Long Beach’s Casper Ware Scores 24 In Australia

Former Long Beach State star and NBA player Casper Ware scored 24 points to lead Melbourne United past the Adelaide 36ers 99-91 in Australia’s National Basketball League.   The 5-10 guard drained 3 threes, while sinking 9-of-10 from the line.   Ware also had 5 assists and 2 rebounds in the game.   Tai Wesley (Utah St.) added 14 points and 7 rebounds for Melbourne in the win.   For Adelaide, Daniel Johnson (Pepperdine) had 20 points with 10 rebounds, while Shannon Shorter (North Texas) added 11 points and 11 rebounds in the loss.   But the star of the game was Ware, who is second in the NBL in assists this season, averaging 14.5 points and 4.8 dimes for Melbourne.   This summer he led Team Challenge ALS to The ($2 million) Basketball Tournament championship game, pouring in 28 points in the team’s 88-83 win over Scarlet & Gray in the TBT semifinals.   Ware also played with Melbourne last season, when he was the NBL’s second leading scorer at 22.1 ppg.   In addition, he played in the France Pro A last year, where he averaged 12.1 points, 3.5 assists, and 2.3 rebounds for ASVEL, leading the team to the championship.   Ware was also named the LNB Finals MVP.   Prior to playing in France, Ware was in the China’s CBA league where he averaged 20.9 points, 4.6 rebounds, 4 assists, and 1.3 steals for TianJin Steel.   He also scored 31 points, including pouring in 27 in the third quarter, to lead BB4L to the Los Angeles Drew League title two summers ago.   A college star at Long Beach State, Ware led the team in scoring and assists as a senior, averaging 17.4 points and 3.4 dimes to guide the school to a 25-9 record and the NCAA Tournament.   Undrafted, Ware played part of one season in the NBA with the Sixers.     For more basketball news go to http://www.blacktoptv.com/


Zona’s Loren Woods Has 33 Pts, 28 Bds In Bahrain

Zona’s Loren Woods: 33 Pts, 28 Bds In Bahrain

Former Arizona star Loren Woods had a monster 33-point, 28-rebound double double for Al-Hala in a 87-86 loss to Al-Riffa in the Bahrain Premier…

UNCs Rashad McCants Signs In Lebanon

UNCs Rashad McCants Signs In Lebanon

Former North Carolina star Rashad McCants has signed with Club Sportif Antonins in Lebanon’s Pepsi LBL league.

 

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UT-Martin’s Lester Hudson Scores 38 In China

UT-Martin’s Lester Hudson Scores 38 In China

Former University of Tennessee-Martin star Lester Hudson poured in 38 points to lead the Liaoning Leopards past the Tianjin Lions 115-104 in the Chinese…

Vanderbilt’s AJ Ogilvy Scores 19 In Australia

Vanderbilt’s AJ Ogilvy Scores 19 In Australia

Former Vanderbilt star A.J. Ogilvy scored 19 points to lead the Illawarra Hawks past the Sydney Kings 97-93 in Australia’s National Basketball League.

 

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Louisville’s Russ Smith Scores 47 China

Louisville’s Russ Smith Scores 43 In China

Former Louisville star Russ Smith poured in 43 points for the Fujian Sturgeons in a 117-110 loss to the Beijing Ducks in the Chinese…

SDSU’s Jamaal Franklin Scores 58 In China

San Diego St’s Jamaal Franklin Hits 33 In China

Former San Diego State star Jamaal Franklin poured in 33 points to lead the Sichuan Blue Whales past the Zhejiang Guangsha Lions 120-116 in…

Blatche To Play For Philippines At Cup Qualifiers

Blatche To Play For Philippines At Cup Qualifiers

Former NBA player Andray Blatche will play for the Philippines national team at the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Asian Qualifiers which begin Thursday,…

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USA AmeriCup World Cup Qualifiers Roster

The USA Basketball Men’s AmeriCup Team for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Americas Qualifiers has been announced.

 

The 12-man squad includes 11 active NBA…

Arizona’s Kyle Fogg Scores 58 In China

Arizona’s Kyle Fogg Scores 58 In China

Former Arizona star Kyle Fogg poured in 58 points to lead the Guangzhou Long-Lions past the Zhejiang Guangsha Lions 118-116 in the…

BYU’s Jimmer Fredette Scores 54 In China

BYU’s Jimmer Fredette Scores 54 In China

Former BYU star and NBA player Jimmer Fredette poured in 54 points to lead the Shanghai Sharks past the Beikong Fly Dragons 123-119 in…

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